19 Jan 2019
Do you know these interesting facts about John Cena?
John Cena is the most popular WWE superstar since Stone Cold, but what we get to see of him in the ring is only the character of John Cena that he portrays.
Have you ever wondered how the man, with the 16 world titles, is personally?
What motivates him, how did he come into the pro-wrestling industry?
Read on to find out.
A little on Cena's family and lineage
Cena has four siblings and is the second-oldest among them.
He grew up in West Newbury, Massachusetts, and graduated from college with a degree in exercise physiology.
His maternal grandfather, Tony Lupien, was a renowned baseball player.
While finding his foot in the wrestling industry, Cena was a driver for a limousine company to help make ends meet.
Cena has a great collection of luxury and sports cars
Cena loves to spend his fortune on buying luxury vehicles, and has an enviable collection of mean machines in his garage.
His collection includes Ferrari, two Rolls Royce, a 2006 Lamborghini Murcielago Coupe, the Aston Martin which Pierce Brosnan rides in Die Another Day.
Cena also has an automobile show called John Cena: Auto Geek where he talks about his car collection.
Here's a look at Cena's career in numbers
John Cena has wrestled in 2,234 matches throughout his career. He has a staggering win percentage of 78.6%.
He has performed in 160 pay-per-view matches for WWE, winning 93 and losing 64 bouts in total.
Cena has been the WWE Champion for 1,254 days and the World Heavyweight Champion for 154 days.
He held the Raw Tag Team Championship for just a day.
What are his interests outside of wrestling?
Cena, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, revealed that he is learning Mandarin.
He is also learning how to play the piano.
Moreover, Cena is one celebrity with a heart of gold. He has fulfilled more than 500 wishes of children who had applied through the Make A Wish Foundation.
He is also a rapper and sang his entrance music himself.
How has his personal life turned out?
Cena first got married to Elizabeth Huberdeau in 2009, but the two divorced within three years.
Then he had his much-publicized affair and eventual break-up with Nikki Bella.
Interestingly, Cena supports Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and loves watching Japanese anime.
He recently stayed in China for five months and featured in a short film with the legendary Jackie Chan.
Do you know?
A man of many names
Did you know, John Cena is not the only name John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. has used in his pro-wrestling career? He was also earlier known as Juan Cena, The Prototype, and Mr. P.